A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Catalans winger Tom Davies is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks the 2018 Grand Final, Billy Slater and Headingley.
We’ve taken a look at six of the best loose forwards in the NRL right now. Spoiler alert: Tonga powerhouse Jason Taumalolo is in there.
Huddersfield half-back Aidan Sezer has returned to Australia to be with his family during the coronavirus pandemic, while Blake Austin will stay in England.
What’s in the papers
Leeds willing to play behind closed doors – but it’s not a ‘satisfactory solution’, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
Rhodri Lloyd, Gavin Bennion, Matty Fozard and Dan Fleming… Which Wales international would you sign?
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) April 29, 2020
How good was that Leeds team?
On This Day: 29.4.2011
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) April 29, 2020
It wasn’t often you’d see Martin Offiah beaten in a race!
— Rugby League Best Tries Hits and Biffs (@NBiffs) April 29, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Former Huddersfield favourite David Faiumu turns 37 today.
Also celebrating; London half-back Morgan Smith (22), Warrington full-back Josh Thewlis (18) and Swinton forward Billy Brickhill (23).
Welshman David Watkins holds the record for the longest points scoring run in rugby league, having scored in 92 consecutive matches for Salford between 1972-74. He totalled 929 points from 41 tries and 403 goals.
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